Should you be able to resell digitally purchased games?


Steam was this week hit with a ruling from a French court that penalizes the site for banning the resale of digital games. This could potentially mean Valve’s platform — and others like it — will have to allow uses to sell their game codes. So, assuming that happens, what would it mean for gamers? The UFC Que Choisir, a French consumer rights group, filed against Valve, alleging that the company was illegally prohibiting the sale of personally-owned property (in this case, the purchased codes). Since Valve has no serious competition (yet) in terms of digital storefronts, this creates an unfair…
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